The median hourly wage of library technicians was $14.36 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $8.64, and the top 10 percent earned more than $22.59.
The median hourly wage of clerical library assistants was $11.12 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $7.95, and the top 10 percent earned more than $17.98.
About 63 percent of clerical library assistants worked part time in 2010. Library technicians and assistants in school libraries work during regular school hours. Those in public or college libraries might work weekends, evenings, and some holidays. In corporate libraries, library technicians and assistants work normal business hours but may be asked to work overtime. The schedule of library technicians and assistants who work in bookmobiles is dependent on the locations they serve.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition